Priyanka Chigurupati:

Taking the Granules India pharma legacy to the US

Mitali Tandon:

The Morning Fresh method

Vivek Narain:

Building an exclusive Global Indian network at The Quorum

Empowering trafficking victims

Putting the world in her lens:

Shweta Gulati

Preet Chandi:

Antarctic triple trekker

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Priyanka Chigurupati:

Taking the Granules India pharma legacy to the US

Mitali Tandon:

The Morning Fresh method

Dr Kiran Narayan and Ankita Sree:

Transforming veg food at Moglu

Empowering trafficking victims

Putting the world in her lens:

Shweta Gulati

Preet Chandi:

Antarctic triple trekker

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Global Indian | Good Reads

 Top reads curated from the internet 

#1
UK elections: How Indian diaspora has helped Britain become more sensible towards India
#2
Suzuki starts $40 million India fund to help rural startups
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#3
What drove generations of migration from Kerala
#4India’s digital public infrastructure
How India’s digital public infrastructure is enabling the emergence of state-backed ‘alt big tech’
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#5Hockey club helped Punjabi immigrants
How a hockey club helped Punjabi immigrants integrate into Canadian society
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#6
Indian nationals in Kenya advised to exercise caution, restrict non-essential movement amid protests

UK elections: How Indian diaspora has helped Britain become more sensible towards India

(The article first appeared in FirstPost on July 6, 2024) Newly-elected British Prime Minister Keir Starmer promises to rid the Labour Party of anti-India sentiments. With party chair Amelia Dodds stating that the centre-left party has ‘cleansed its ranks of any members with extremist views on India’, this shows how critical an asset the Indian diaspora can be...

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Suzuki starts $40 million India fund to help rural startups

(The article first appeared in Japan Times on July 5, 2024)

  • Suzuki launched a $40 million fund in India to invest in small rural businesses as the Japanese automaker aims to improve its presence in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets. Through the fund, called Next Bharat Venture, Suzuki will invest in startups related to agriculture and microfinance, the company said Thursday, adding that it will also provide training to rural entrepreneurs...

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Kerala migration

What drove generations of migration from Kerala

(The article first appeared in Scroll on June 30, 2024) One of the stories central to the history of Kerala is that of the king Cheraman Perumal who leaves for Mecca on a pilgrimage, meets the Prophet himself, and converts to Islam. He is given the name Thajuddin. While traveling back, he dies in Oman, but his companions travel back to Kerala leading to the establishment of Islam in Kerala in 629 Common Era. This story stands at one end of the long association of Kerala with the Indian Ocean, that brought in the Chinese from the east and the Portuguese and Dutch from the west...

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India’s digital public infrastructure

How India’s digital public infrastructure is enabling the emergence of state-backed ‘alt big tech’

This article first appeared in the Scroll on July 01, 2024 The global quest for digital transformation has found a new champion in the form of digital public infrastructure. The United Nations has identified digital public infrastructure – digital building blocks operating at a societal scale in fields like digital identity and digital payments – as a high-impact initiative for achieving the sustainable development goals.

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Hockey club helped Punjabi immigrants

How a hockey club helped Punjabi immigrants integrate into Canadian society

This article first appeared in the Scroll on June 26, 2024 On a cold Friday afternoon in October 1962, as Canada hosted its first ever field hockey interprovincial game at Caledonia Park in Toronto, one player stood out on the ground: Harinder Jit Singh Rai. Rai was a 31-year-old Indian immigrant who played as a forward. A handsome man with a strong jawline, he had been a part of the University of British Columbia team well before he played for Western Canada against Eastern Canada at Caledonia Park. The zenith of his career came two days after that interprovincial game when the Canada national team went up against the United States in its first international match.

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Indian nationals in Kenya advised to exercise caution, restrict non-essential movement amid protests

This article first appeared in the Scroll.in on June 26, 2024

  • The Indian High Commission in Kenya on Tuesday advised Indian nationals to “exercise utmost caution” amid the rising tensions and protests against new tax hikes in the country. Widespread protests broke out in Kenya on June 18 when a finance bill meant to raise or introduce taxes on a range of daily items and services was made public...
 

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Global Indian | World in Numbers

Statistically speaking

26 Indian-origin

MPs have been elected in the new House of Commons, UK.

16 Fortune 500 companies

In the US are led by CEOs of Indian origin, which make up approximately five percent ($ 978 billion) of total revenue.

$1.5 billion

Has been donated by Indian-American households in 2023.

77 Percent

Of Indian Americans hold a college degree compared to only 36 percent of Americans overall.

4 Indian American

Are Featured on Carnegie's 2024 List of Great Immigrants for 'Pride of America Award'.

$50 Million

The amount that Aditya Birla Group announced to invest in a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D centre in Texas. This facility will deliver greener, more sustainable, performance-oriented solutions emphasizing corporate environmental responsibility.

Global Indian | Did You Know? 

Fun facts about India and Global Indians

PM Narendra Modi was officially awarded Russia's highest civilian honour, the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called, by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sci-fi epic Kalki 2898 AD has become the first Indian film to gross US$11 million in its opening weekend in North America.

In 2023, Indians were among the top five nationalities with the highest number of rejected Schengen visa applications, resulting in a loss of ₹109 crore.

Indian tech powerhouse Infosys rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 21 to commemorate 25 years since its listing in the United States.

CP Gurnani, the co-founder of an Indian AI venture AlonOS, took up a challenge from OpenAI's Sam Altman, developing a large-language model (LLM) for just $5 million.

A survey on remittances by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) highlighted that the United States is the largest source of remittances, contributing 23 percent of the total in India. In contrast, remittance flows from the Gulf region have declined. 

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Xavier Augustin

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